Caminito del Rey: Tour With Official Guide

Activity provider: Áloratur

Caminito del Rey: Tour With Official Guide

Activity provider: Áloratur
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Hike along the Caminito del Rey – an exhilarating path that hugs the side of mountains and crosses incredible gorges. Get you adrenaline pumping and get closer to nature on a guided hike.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish


  • Hike on the famous Caminito del Rey
  • Experience a dramatic landscape complete with gorges, cliffs, and tunnels
  • Learn about the colorful history of this engineering marvel
Full description

Walk the Caminito del Rey, a suspended walkway that offers beautiful views of the surrounding landscape. Built 100 years ago, learn the history of this scenic path and the canyons from your guide. Hike along a path that hugs the cliff face and offers epic views of the Malaga province. Trek high above the vertical canyons formed by the power of the Guadalhorce River. Admire the crystal clear water of the gorge cascading beneath you. Discover tunnels carved into the sheer rock. Learn about the history of this engineering marvel from your knowledgeable guide. Hear the stories of the adventures and climbers who helped build the path, as well as the path’s connection to King Alfonso XIII.

  • Entrance to Caminito del Rey
  • English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with altitude sickness
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants who are over 16 years old must also bring a valid form of government-issued photo ID

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Meeting point

Meet your guides at the door of Restaurante El Kiosko. They will be wearing a red and black uniform and holding the red flag with the logo "Áloratur." The tour will start on time and latecomers/no-shows will not be refunded.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
  • Tripods
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • The trail is 4.8 miles (7.7 kilometers) long, but it is a simple walk and it is not necessary to be an athlete to complete it.
  •  Please note, Caminito del Rey is a one-way walkway, you will start at the north entrance (Ardales) and you will end at the south entrance. The exit of Caminito del Rey is located in the town of El Chorro. From there you can take the shuttle bus that will take you to the starting point. Buses leave every half hour and cost €1.55 per person (cash). Credit cards are not accepted
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and footwear
  • Please note, this tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 2003 reviews

Review summary

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Rachel as a guide was very enthusiastic and entertaining. The tour through the canyon and just as spectacular as in the pictures and well worth it. Only the end, where (especially on hot days) you still have to walk 2 km to the shuttle after the tour and goodbye to the guide, was a disappointment.

July 31, 2022

Great panoramas, very nice walk, certainly not too hard, temperature was ideal (but left in the morning!!). The guide told interestingly and fascinatingly about the how and why of this construction, supplemented with facts and legends and thus managed to take the audience into the story. Not like some guides who stand extinguished against their will and mumble some things. 100% recommended, by car the drive there is also worth it because you can stop and get off once, but of course that is not possible by bus.

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July 17, 2022

Very nice tour of 7.7 km in total. Highly recommended for lovers of great nature spots. However, a certain level of fitness at 33 degrees in the afternoon is recommended. Altitude meters of 300m to be overcome. Competent and motivated guide. Everything worked out great with the reservation and on-site support.

July 14, 2022

Product ID: 227758